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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

The transient nows
Speaker(s): Steve Savitt
Abstract: It is often suggested that the special theory of relativity is incompatible with any notion of the passage of time. I shall try to show, following in the footsteps of Abner Shimony, that there is transience to be found in Minkowski spacetime, but this transience is local rather than global.
Date: 18/07/2006 - 5:15 pm
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